|Gain the skills and knowledge you need for employment in a variety of addiction settings through practical, hands-on learning. The curriculum is based on the holistic teachings of the Medicine Wheel, with a focus on the root causes of addiction within Indigenous communities. You will learn both cultural and mainstream approaches to addictions counselling. Training ranges from pharmacology to traditional methods including Sacred Circles, Teaching/Learning Circles, and the use of the four sacred medicines – tobacco, cedar, sage and sweet grass.
There is a placement component in this program.
|These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Applicants are required to have an OSSD or equivalent, and ENG4C or ENG4U.
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 525] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 60] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 55] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5.5]
|Application Notes : ||If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. View current English Language Proficiency Requirements (pdf).
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.